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in the southern city of kochin represents the booming economy. and with growth projections here as high as 7% for the year, the expanding indian market for goal could push prices past $2500 an ounce. "buy it, keep it, buy 24-carat gold, put it in a locker, and when you need money, turn around and sell it and make good money on it." > > and come to umreth to do it. "yes, come to my shop!" reporting from india, paul eggers, first business news. the indian government tightly regulates the gold market by testing jewelery for quality. chokesee believes this is a positive, because it helps protect customers from low- quality pieces. an overwhelming number of parents in the u.s. believe their children are growing up without learning valuable life skills such as how to manage their money. as many as 7 out of 10 parents expect these lessons to be taught in public school. nathaniel and stacey didomenico's young daughter, arianna, is more ahead of the game than she realizes. "we've already started with our daughter. there are things she wants at the store and we explain that it costs money, we have to
happened until they exploded. now, those dangers to the economy are better understoood and are being tracked." in 2010, schapiro's sec was surprised by an $862 billion 'flash crash,' made worse by electronic and high-frequency trading. it's all added up to more regulation that some believe has cut out smaller firms and individuals - among them, introducing brokers, ib's who accept orders to buy and sell but not the funds to support them. "they just say, 'this is not worth it to verify the source of funds for all my clients globally.' they just can't do it." while some believe schapiro leaves just as dodd-frank financial reforms are yet to be implimented may be drawn by a large firm to navigate those changes, others believe she may be headed to a cabinet position, perhaps the treasury. investors are shining a new light on knight capital. the trading firm teetered on the brink of bankruptcy for a few months. now that the wall street journal is reporting the firm may have a buyer, investors jumped on board, snapping up shares of knight capital monday. however, the ceo of knight capital
americans are skipping out on vacation time. how it's dragging down the economy. and, a case of fraud spells trouble for h-p. plus, traders are placing bets on the fiscal cliff. find out how the odds are stacking up. first business starts now. you're watching first business: financial news, analysis, and today's investment ideas. good morning. it's wednesday, november 21st. i'm angela miles. in today's first look: turkey tracks - trading volume is expected to be lighter than normal toward the end of the session as traders head home for the holiday. yesterday trading was a mixed bag of small gains and losses with the exception of oil, which fell $2. fed chair ben bernanke is urging lawmakers to strike a deal on the fiscal cliff sooner rather than later, otherwise the nation will return to recession. the obama administartion formally proposed new rules on healthcare, including requiring coverage for pre-existing conditions and minimum health benefits for millions. and in earnings after hours, salesforce.com rallied on better-than-expected news, while the zale fell 10% as the company lost some
the economy and we can start to look at that 6789 but you know, even though we had the nice press conference last week where everyone said hey,er going to work together. >> the market has not had a huge sell off. there have been some indication that is people are worried. >> well, i think that you have a few factors going on. you have to "fiscal cliff" and people are getting tired of the warnings but it is a real big deal. nobody quite knows what is going to happen. so you have got a push and pull and i will say through this whole thing, we have seen not a lot of panic, the puts are very cheap. so, i think that there is reason to be you know cautious on both sides. when we get more clarity, maybe we can move forward. >> are you thinking about avoiding any capital gains increases? >> yes, oh e yes. we talked about this from a trading style to be able to move. and then i think any of the winners that you have held onto for a long time, maybe a high dividend payer, i think we have seen it there. so yeah, good time to clean up your position and make take a little bit off the table and hopefully
? > > you know, it is all about the economy at this point. if we can continue, especially in the housing market, if we can continue seeing, not a booming housing market, but the upswing that we saw toward the last quarter of the year, then i think that is going to be the lead of the market. i don't think people think, or traders on the floor think that we are going to see a big 15, 20% move in the s&p upward this year. but i think what is going to be the mantra, the theme of these guys, is we are going to see a grind, maybe an 8-10% appreciation throughout the year. keep this in mind: 1600 is not that far away, and that is a number a lot of guys are looking at. > > what about money managers? aren't there certain stocks that they must own by the end of the year? > > there are, and those are stocks like the apples of the world. if money managers weren't into apple, they've got to get into that, and in some of the other s&p stocks and in some of the dow stocks. so you may see money changing hands, people taking profits out of apple, and these money managers having to get in, and the like. >
feeling about the economy as we close out the year? > > small business saturday was fantastic. it's great to be local - it's good to buy local, it's good to sell local - so that was all great. what we know right now is that business owners tell us they are actually feeling better about cashflow than they were this time last year, and that is the oxygen in a small company, so i think it is a great sign. > will small business owners be passing that along to their employees? for instance, awarding bonuses? > > that is true. it is a bit of an up, up and away situation right now, with the holidays and small business owners. they are planning on giving bonuses this year in greater numbers than last year. one in four small business owners tell us they will in fact give bonuses this year. that's great news. > how about holiday office parties? i know my office never misses a holiday party, ever. we are grateful. > > everyone loves a party, and the holidays are a fantastic time for small business owners to thank their employees. they genuinely feel so thankful toward them. they know they are the ke
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